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Blood money – the real cost of technology.

What determines the cost of a product? A scrap dealer knows it the best. Surprised at how a person who breaks down things can be right about making things? If you scrap a car, it is broken into its basic components and segregated. Metal comprising of sheet metal and...

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Planning in India? What a farce.

I had posted this in praja.in on 4th November 2008. I am reproducing the same here. I always wonder why we face so many problems. No sooner is a problem solved, than the solution poses a new problem. Why don’t we have long term solutions? A recent example is...

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Indians can NEVER change.

Indians are instinctive. Instinct rules and dictates most actions of an Indian. Instinct is hardwired into every living organism and there is nothing bad about it. The basic instinct is to survive. Survival also involves nourishment and procreation. And hence these are the primary traits we see in, say,...

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Shashi Tharoor is wrong. Indians cannot innovate.

This post was long pending and lazily taking form. But a particular incident accelerated its publication – a few tweets exchanged between me and Dr.Shashi Tharoor MP, Diplomat etc.     [I have been trying to hear his speech but have been unable to do so due to a...

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The Killer buses of India – MADE IN INDIA

  On 24th Sept 2011,  the headlines screamed of Gourav Surekha and Ashwin Raghuram, 2 young commerce students, losing their lives to a BMTC bus. On 1 Oct 2011,  Pooja Salgaonkar, a 24 year student from MCC was run over by a lorry. On 2 Oct a young boy...

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Anti-Honking bumper sticker

           

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Why I drive without a license

It is a well known fact. The RTOs are cess pits of corruption. There are several ways to fight this legally and I am optimistic that we will eradicate this in a couple of decades or when we outsource this to foreigners, which ever happens first. It is a...

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What killed Azhar’s son Ayaz?

IGNORANCE. My heartfelt condolences to their family notwithstanding, the above statement is true. I really hope this post will save many more wannabe street racers. Ayazuddin was riding a 1000 cc Suzuki. Even though I have not been able to get the exact model of the bike, the following...

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Design

      THE DAY WE INDIANS REALIZE AND PRACTICE THIS MANTRA, IMPROVEMENT IS INEVITABLE The lack of perfection in anything we do is the reason for the chaos all around us. Nothing fits anything, nothing lasts. Total anarchy. The Indian concept of a good design is very superficial....

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Cop stupid, Criminal stupider?

Its been a week since the blasts in the Delhi high court and, Yipee, and we have something to debate about other than corruption.  The hot topic now is why and how the Indian cops / security / intelligence (oxymoron) agencies, in spite of their awe inspiring acronyms have...

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